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Groovy vs Scala Native: What are the differences?

What is Groovy? A dynamic language for the Java platform. Groovy builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk. It makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve.

What is Scala Native? Your favourite language gets closer to bare metal. Scala Native is a new ahead-of-time compiler and lightweight managed runtime designed specifically for Scala. Project is currently in pre-release stage.

Groovy and Scala Native can be primarily classified as "Languages" tools.

Groovy and Scala Native are both open source tools. It seems that Scala Native with 3.62K GitHub stars and 248 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Groovy with 1.49K GitHub stars and 414 GitHub forks.

What is Groovy?

Groovy builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk. It makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve.

What is Scala Native?

Scala Native is a new ahead-of-time compiler and lightweight managed runtime designed specifically for Scala. Project is currently in pre-release stage.
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      Java
      Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!
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      Scala is an acronym for “Scalable Language”. This means that Scala grows with you. You can play with it by typing one-line expressions and observing the results. But you can also rely on it for large mission critical systems, as many companies, including Twitter, LinkedIn, or Intel do. To some, Scala feels like a scripting language. Its syntax is concise and low ceremony; its types get out of the way because the compiler can infer them.
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      Kotlin is a statically typed programming language for the JVM, Android and the browser, 100% interoperable with Java
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      Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
      Gradle
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      Decisions about Groovy and Scala Native
      Alex A
      Alex A
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      Gradle
      Gradle
      Groovy
      Groovy
      Scala
      Scala
      Play
      Play
      Grails
      Grails

      Some may wonder why did we choose Grails ? Really good question :) We spent quite some time to evaluate what framework to go with and the battle was between Play Scala and Grails ( Groovy ). We have enough experience with both and, to be honest, I absolutely in love with Scala; however, the tipping point for us was the potential speed of development. Grails allows much faster development pace than Play , and as of right now this is the most important parameter. We might convert later though. Also, worth mentioning, by default Grails comes with Gradle as a build tool, so why change?

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      Avatar of Valdomiro Bilharvas
      Valdomiro Bilharvas uses GroovyGroovy

      Used as language to describe and interpret as tools with jenkinsfile

      Avatar of Sodep
      Sodep uses GroovyGroovy

      NPL solutions and statistical machine learning.

      Avatar of Tongliang Liu
      Tongliang Liu uses GroovyGroovy

      As long as you don't abuse def and Closure

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